Job Title: Facilities Manager Reference No(s): ACEU188372
Salary: £22,745-£27,775 (point 26-32)* Location: Rugby, Warwickshire
Closing Date: 4th May 2017, 5pm Interviews: w/c 8th May 2017
Start Date: September 2017 Hours of Work: 38 hours p/w, 52 weeks per year
Be part of a team that is passionate and committed to making a positive difference to the lives of the pupils and their families; in an innovative new school in Rugby, for children and young people with autism and/or social, emotional and mental health needs.
In September 2018, MacIntyre Academies Trust will be opening a new and exciting Academy in a purpose built state of the art building in Rugby, Warwickshire for children and young people with social, emotional and mental health needs and /or autism, aged between 9 years and 19 years.
Whilst the new building is being constructed the academy will be located in a temporary modern school building on the outskirts of Nuneaton and will open to 30 pupils in September 2017.
MacIntyre Academies is delighted to have been chosen to set up this new Academy which will join the existing ‘Endeavour Academy’ in Oxford which opened in 2014 and ‘Discovery Academy’ which opened in September 2015. MacIntyre Academies is sponsored by MacIntyre Charity, which over the
last 50 years, has developed a strong reputation nationally, as a high quality, person centred organisation.
We are currently recruiting for a commercially focused Facilities Manager to join this exciting school, this a really exciting opportunity to be part of something very special.
Reporting to our Operations Manager, you will have overall responsibility for maintaining a high standard of Health and Safety, maintenance, cleaning, security and ground maintenance across Endeavour Academy site, both internally in the school, and externally, including the school vehicles.
You will line manage a facilities team and work with the Operations Manager to develop schedules of maintenance work to be carried out and agree budgets and negotiate preferred rates with contractors ensuring safety and high quality maintenance of all buildings and their contents.
You will ideally be undertaking a similar role with experience of facilities management either in the private and public sector to include demonstrative experience of building maintenance and repairs. You will have the relevant knowledge of regulatory bodies relating to facilities and the associated health and safety to include writing Risk Assessments. You will be an effective communicator both written and verbal and in turn be a confident negotiator. We need someone who will have a commitment to ensuring that all work that is carried out is undertaken to a very high standard.
You will also need to be able to work on your own initiative, able to prioritise your workload effectively. You need to be sensitive to the needs of children and young people with learning disabilities and have an attitude towards others based on respect, dignity and equality.
In return, we can offer you a competitive salary, generous annual leave entitlement and local government pension scheme, an Employee Assistance Programme to support your health and wellbeing as well as full induction, training and career opportunities.
MacIntyre Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. All positions will require an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check and registration with the DBS Update Service together with all other relevant recruitment checks including obtaining references. Referees will be asked to assess suitability of candidates to work with vulnerable adults, children or young people and will be verbally verified. MacIntyre Academies’ Safeguarding Policy can be found on our website and candidates will be asked about this as part of the recruitment process.
*Salaries are FTE and dependent on experience and qualifications